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  1. Content type: Research

    Workplace smoking cessation (SC) intervention is effective in increasing quit rate but little was known about the factors associated with voluntary SC promotion. Comprehensive smoke-free legislation, including...

    Authors: Man Ping Wang, William Ho Cheung Li, Yi Nam Suen, Ka Ching Cheung, Oi Sze Lau, Tai Hing Lam and Sophia Siu Chee Chan

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:44

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    In chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), weakness and muscle mass loss of the quadriceps muscle has been demonstrated to predict survival and mortality rates of patients. Tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-li...

    Authors: Jun-Juan Lu, Qing Wang, Li Hua Xie, Qiang Zhang and Sheng Hua Sun

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:43

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  3. Content type: Research

    We investigated the relationship between receptivity to electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) advertisements at baseline and e-cigarette use at follow-up among adult baseline non-users of cigarettes and e-cigaret...

    Authors: Israel T. Agaku, Kevin Davis, Deesha Patel, Paul Shafer, Shanna Cox, William Ridgeway and Brian A. King

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:42

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  4. Content type: Research

    Several health organizations have adopted the 5A’s brief intervention model (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, Arrange), based on evidence-based guidelines for smoking cessation. We examine individual, cognitive, b...

    Authors: C. Martínez, Y. Castellano, A. Andrés, M. Fu, L. Antón, M. Ballbè, P. Fernández, S. Cabrera, A. Riccobene, E. Gavilan, A. Feliu, A. Baena, M. Margalef and E. Fernández

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:41

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  5. Content type: Research

    Most states in the U.S. permit hotels to allow smoking in some guest rooms, and only five (Indiana, Michigan, North Dakota, Vermont, and Wisconsin) require that all hotel and motel rooms be 100% smoke-free (St...

    Authors: Joy M. Zakarian, Penelope J. E. Quintana, Carl H. Winston and Georg E. Matt

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:40

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  6. Content type: Research

    Peripheral arterial stiffness gives rise to the high prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD). It is necessary to conduct a large-scale study in Chinese community-dwelling population to clarify the rela...

    Authors: Shihui Fu, Qixian Wu, Leiming Luo and Ping Ye

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:39

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  7. Content type: Research

    Chronic pancreatitis (CP) is a long-term inflammatory disease affecting the pancreas. No studies are currently available associating cigarette smoking with CP in Chinese mainland population. This study aims to...

    Authors: Yamin Lai, Hong Yang, Wei Han, Tao Guo, Hong Lv, Jingnan Li and Jia-Ming Qian

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:38

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  8. Content type: Research

    The use of e-cigarettes has increased during the past few years. Exposure to e-cigarette liquids, whether intentional or accidental, may lead to adverse events our aim was to assess factors associated with e-c...

    Authors: Constantine I. Vardavas, Charis Girvalaki, Filippos T Filippidis, Mare Oder, Ruth Kastanje, Irma de Vries, Lies Scholtens, Anita Annas, Silvia Plackova, Rajka Turk, Laima Gruzdyte, Fátima Rato, Dieter Genser, Helmut Schiel, Andrea Balázs, Elaine Donohoe…

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:36

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  9. Content type: Research

    Korean Americans are known for a high smoking prevalence within the Asian American population. This study examined the effects of acculturation and depression on Korean Americans’ smoking cessation and abstine...

    Authors: Sun S Kim, Hua Fang, Kunsook Bernstein, Zhaoyang Zhang, Joseph DiFranza, Douglas Ziedonis and Jeroan Allison

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:33

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  10. Content type: Research

    Findings on smoking among pregnant women were mostly from high income countries and were rarely from China. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of smoking and its influencing factors among pregnant wom...

    Authors: Xianglong Xu, Yunshuang Rao, Lianlian Wang, Sheng Liu, Jeff J. Guo, Manoj Sharma and Yong Zhao

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:35

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  11. Content type: Research

    Epidemiological evidence on the relationship between smoking and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and depressive symptoms during pregnancy has been limited. The present cross-sectional study examined this issue...

    Authors: Yuri Kawasaki, Yoshihiro Miyake, Keiko Tanaka, Shinya Furukawa and Masashi Arakawa

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:34

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  12. Content type: Research

    A recent study found lower self-reported prevalence of tobacco smoking in a peri-urban area of Lima, Peru than previously reported in urban samples. These regions encompass substantial proportions of Peru’s po...

    Authors: Brooks W. Morgan, Kathryn M. Leifheit, Karina M. Romero, Robert H. Gilman, Antonio Bernabe-Ortiz, J. Jaime Miranda, Harold I. Feldman, John J. Lima and William Checkley

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:32

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  13. Content type: Research

    Previous reports have shown that physicians who smoke underestimate the effects of smoking on health and this influences their practice. This study was designed to investigate the views of Estonian physicians ...

    Authors: Kersti Pärna, Mariliis Põld and Inge Ringmets

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:31

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  14. Content type: Research

    Evidence regarding the independent and additive effects of both pre- and postnatal smoking exposure on the risk of wheeze in children is limited. The purpose of this prospective pregnancy birth cohort study wa...

    Authors: Keiko Tanaka, Yoshihiro Miyake, Shinya Furukawa and Masashi Arakawa

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:30

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  15. Content type: Research

    Waterpipe and cigarette smoking have been found to be associated with each other as cigarette smokers were more likely to be waterpipe users than non-cigarette smokers. Also, waterpipe smokers were likely to b...

    Authors: Naif H. Alanazi, Jerry W. Lee, Hildemar Dos Santos, Jayakaran S. Job and Khaled Bahjri

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:29

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  16. Content type: Research

    Evidence on the interrelations between cigarette smoking and a cluster of lifestyle behaviors is scarce for the Chinese youth population. This study is conducted to identify the associations between cigarette ...

    Authors: Meng Wang, Hao Wang, Fang-Rong Fei, Chun-Xiao Xu, Xiao-Fu Du and Jie-Ming Zhong

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:27

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  17. Content type: Research

    Use of tobacco has become one of the major causes of premature deaths in most developing countries, including Bangladesh. The poorest and most disadvantaged populations, such as those living in slums, are cons...

    Authors: Nusrat Nausheen Khandker, Tuhin Biswas, Abdullah Nurus Salam Khan, Enamul Hasib and Lal B Rawal

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:26

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  18. Content type: Review

    Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive disorder that makes the breathing difficult and is characterized by pathological conditions ranging from chronic inflammation to tissue proteolysis...

    Authors: Vahideh Ghorani, Mohammad Hossein Boskabady, Mohammad Reza Khazdair and Majid Kianmeher

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:25

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  19. Content type: Research

    The Word Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control calls on parties to implement evidenced-based tobacco control policies, which includes Article 8 (protect the public from exposure to toba...

    Authors: Steven Ndugwa Kabwama, Daniel Kadobera, Sheila Ndyanabangi, Kellen Namusisi Nyamurungi, Shannon Gravely, Lindsay Robertson and David Guwatudde

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:24

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  20. Content type: Short report

    The objective of this study is to assess anxiety, depression and panic disorders among patients diagnosed with COPD and to investigate their correlation with disease severity, quality of life as well as tobacc...

    Authors: Oana Irinel Pascal, Antigona Carmen Trofor, Lucia Maria Lotrean, Dumitru Filipeanu and Letitia Trofor

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:23

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  21. Content type: Research

    Awareness and use of electronic cigarettes has rapidly increased among U.S. adults. The aim of this study was to examine awareness and likeability of e-cigarette print advertisements in a national sample of yo...

    Authors: Jessica M. Rath, Lyubov Teplitskaya, Valerie F. Williams, Jennifer L. Pearson, Donna M. Vallone and Andrea C. Villanti

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:22

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  22. Content type: Research

    In the Fit2Quit randomised controlled trial, insufficiently-active adult cigarette smokers who contacted Quitline for support to quit smoking were randomised to usual Quitline support or to also receive ≤10 fa...

    Authors: William Leung, Vaughan Roberts, Louisa G. Gordon, Christopher Bullen, Hayden McRobbie, Harry Prapavessis, Yannan Jiang and Ralph Maddison

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:21

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  23. Content type: Research

    Tobacco use is the leading cause of preventable death in Canada and the world. Despite documented decreases in the prevalence of smoking in Canada, increases in flavoured tobacco use by its youth poses a serio...

    Authors: Yelena Bird, Jennifer May, Chijioke Nwankwo, Razi Mahmood and John Moraros

    Citation: Tobacco Induced Diseases 2017 15:20

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